root-tail - Root-tail prints text directly to an X11 root window

Property Value
Distribution ROSA Enterprise Desktop
Repository ROSA Contrib Updates x86_64
Package name root-tail
Package version 1.2
Package release 10-rosa.lts2012.0
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 40.32 KB
Download size 20.77 KB
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Displays a given file anywhere on your X11 root window
with a transparent background.
It was made because I am very lazy and this was easier than
making a new rxvt pixmap each time I changed my background
to simulate that transparent effect.


Package Version Architecture Repository
root-tail-1.2-10-rosa.lts2012.0.i586.rpm 1.2 i586 ROSA Contrib Updates
root-tail - - -


Name Value
desktop-file-utils - - - - - - -


Name Value
root-tail == 1.2-10:2012.0


Type URL
Binary Package root-tail-1.2-10-rosa.lts2012.0.x86_64.rpm
Source Package root-tail-1.2-10.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Enable ROSA Contrib Updates repository on Install and Remove Software
  2. Update packages list:
    # urpmi.update -a
  3. Install root-tail rpm package:
    # urpmi root-tail




2011-03-17 - Oden Eriksson <> 1.2-10mdv2011.0
+ Revision: 645876
- relink against
2011-02-10 - Funda Wang <> 1.2-9
+ Revision: 637092
- tighten BR

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